An anti-bullying video game that will blow you away

Inspired by the emotions associated with bullying and the anti-bullying movement, SumoBoy encourages children to find their voice and to stand up for themselves and others.

TAPRR was founded by Chris Laurent and Rob Salha in order to enter the video games industry. Not content with simply cloning 'what’s hot', Chris and Rob believed that through video games, a positive message could be conveyed to gamers around the globe.

TAPPR hopes that SumoBoy can help victims of bullying to find their voice and to stand up for themselves. However, when they say 'standing up for oneself' they do not mean embracing violence, which is the presumed (and often first) response to being bullied. Rather, they want their audience to find their voice and speak up, showing kindness in the face of hatred.

What is SumoBoy?

SumoBoy is a classic 2D adventure game for PC, Mac and mobile, focused on delivering a thoughtful story, colourful characters, a unique art style and an unlikely hero.

Experience faced-paced, challenging combat in a beautifully stylized journey of discovery! TAPPR have crafted this action-oriented gameplay to be reminiscent of a few of our own favourite games like Bastion, Diablo III, and the old Legend of Zelda.

Use your sumo moves inspired by real sumo techniques to progress through this magical story. Each move you learn will enhance your playing experience as you dive deeper into Seishen. Mastering earth-moving skills like the Sumo Stomp can damage or even destroy your enemies completely, move blocks in a puzzle, or break a glass floor. Discover more sumo move combos to win your battles with the grace of an elite sumo fighter!

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Defeat bosses and heal damage with Hitoshii, your trusty blade of balance. Using two unique modes, your blade can be a weapon of destruction or revitalisation. Will you smite a vicious monster, or dissolve its fear and win it to your cause?

Delve into unique boss battles and use combo moves tailored to defeat each opponent! Every boss battle is different and requires extra special attention. Can you uncover the secret to vanquishing each of Kurai Kami’s minions?

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